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Maggie Herskowitz

Maggie Herskowitz

Biography

Maggie Herskowitz is a lyricist-librettist, playwright, computer game dev, actress, singer, and part-time figure skating coach looking for a hobby. Born in Los Angeles, she graduated CSULA cum laude at the age of eighteen and then went to the Boston Conservatory as a musical theatre actress before leaving to be a PA for Ahrens & Flaherty. Now she does a buncha different things as an artist, and also tries to sneak in some animal welfare/environmentalism into those pieces and/or volunteer trips to Costa Rica and most recently Mozambique.

MUSICALS AS LYRICIST-LIBRETTIST: Loch Lomond (NAMT finalist & Fall Conference 2016 & 2018, regional premiere Broadway Rose, Oregon 2020), Princess Ten Ten and the Dark Skies (commissioned by Guardian Princess Alliance, LLC, workshops at U.C. Riverside through Model Minority and Gluck Orchestra, Southern California tour), Between Gods and Kings (Off-Off-Broadway at Bedlam Bar, NYC), The Edelweiss Pirates (Northeast Children's Theatre Company, dir. Michael Berry), Musical Chairs (based on the Susan Seidelman film feat. Laverne Cox), Figment (Boston Conservatory of Music)

LYRICS: Smile (award-winning short film), Mullholland the Musical (L.A. Workshop)

PLAYS: A Happy Occasion (upcoming L.A.), The Great Big Blue (Drama League Residency), The Maid and The Chorus Are Alive (PublicWorks Dept residency on Governor's Island), Fitzwilliam Loves Lizzy (Manhattan Rep)

Experience

  • Off Broadway
  • Regional
  • TV/Film

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area
  • LA/Southern California
  • Boston/New England

Expertise

  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Bookwriter/Librettist

Instruments

  • Ukulele
  • Voice

Pronouns

  • She/Her